Pavement Ant


Pavement ants have pale legs and antennae. They have long parallel lines on their head and thorax.


Light brown to black


Approximately 1/8 inch long


Occasionally nest in walls, insulation and under floors.

Interesting Facts

Pet food dishes are common foraging sites for pavement ants.


Known to invade buildings looking for food. Nests can be indoors in walls, insulation and under floors or outside under stones, curbs or pavement cracks. Pavement ants will commonly set up trails to food sources from their nest.

How does Batzner get rid of pavement ants?

Your Batzner Service Professional will perform a treatment around the exterior of the home or building, as well as around the pavement surrounding the property. Bait stations are also used as an effective means of elimination, where the ants will carry a piece of the bait back to the ant hill, eliminating the colony.

What steps can I take to control or prevent pavement ants myself?

Good sanitation can be your strongest defense against pavement ant infestations. Avoid using ant or bug sprays as they can cause the nest to split and create a larger problem.

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